Opening Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at GCTF’s Transnational Crime and Forensic Science Workshop

As we kick off this GCTF program, featuring 26 participants from 16 countries, I am positive that you will all come to see Taiwan as a hub of law enforcement expertise, a reliable partner, and a force for good in the world. | OT-1821E | August 14, 2018
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Remarks by AIT Acting Director Raymond Greene at GEC+ Launch Event

The United States looks forward to being an active participant at the GEC+ in September and we consider ourselves fortunate to have Taiwan as our close partner in innovation and entrepreneurship.
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Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum

Secretary Pompeo (July 30): “The American people and the whole world have a stake in the Indo-Pacific’s peace and prosperity. It’s why the Indo-Pacific must be free and open…In Taiwan, economic development went hand-in-hand with creating an open, democratic society that blossomed into a high-tech powerhouse.”
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at Facebook DevC Taipei Build Day 2018

The United States and Taiwan for decades have had very close cooperation on technology, mostly in hardware. Taiwan firms form an integral part of U.S. technology supply chains; and our technology cooperation has been the primary force bringing our two economies together for years. | OT-1819 | July 8, 2018
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Remarks by Chairman James Moriarty at the Dedication Ceremony of AIT’s New Office Complex

Today's dedication ceremony for AIT's new office complex is a milestone in the relationship that all of us here so deeply treasure. This occasion marks the remarkable journey that we have taken together since AIT was established by the Taiwan Relations Act in 1979. | June 12, 2018
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Remarks by Director Kin Moy at the Dedication Ceremony of AIT’s New Office Complex

I am deeply honored to be here today as Director of the American Institute in Taiwan to celebrate one of the grandest milestones in the history of AIT, the dedication ceremony of AIT’s new office complex in Taipei. | OT-1811E | June 12, 2018
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Remarks by Assistant Secretary Marie Royce at the Dedication Ceremony of AIT’s New Office Complex

The New Office Complex is beautiful, and I want to congratulate the people who have worked tirelessly to turn this dream to reality. I also want to acknowledge that it represents much more than steel and glass and concrete. The New Office Complex is a symbol of the strength and vibrancy of the U.S.-Taiwan partnership ...
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden at IEP Air Quality Management Policy Exchange Workshop

The United States and Taiwan have made great progress in cleaning up our respective environments over the last 25 years. However, the global community is still facing a spectrum of environmental challenges.
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“Strong Foundation, Bright Future: AIT@40 U.S.-Taiwan Relations Since 1979”, Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at Opening Ceremony of the Exhibition

In this exhibition, AIT has brought together documents, artifacts, interviews, hundreds of photos, and even augmented and virtual reality features to tell the story of AIT’s role in forging U.S.-Taiwan relations over the past 40 years.
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The United States and Taiwan: An Enduring Partnership, Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at Stanford University

Taiwan’s transformation from an island ruled by martial law to a beacon of democracy is one of the great stories of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. We should all cherish the powerful example that Taiwan offers to the Indo-Pacific region and the world. | OT-1807 | Posting Date: May 4, 2018
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the GCTF Enteroviruses Laboratory Diagnosis Workshop

AIT Director Kin Moy: We consider Taiwan to be a vital partner, a democratic success story, and a force for good in the world. And these programs demonstrate why Taiwan should be welcomed as part of the solution to global challenges, given its own significant experience overcoming many of these same issues. | OT-1805E | ...
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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing Ian Steff at the Smart City Summit & Expo Mayor Summit

I am confident that if we work together, share information on our smart city deployments, and ensure that all technology providers have a fair shot at smart city procurements, we will see unparalleled economic growth, job creation, and societal benefits in the near term. | OT-1804E | March 27, 2018
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Remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Wong at the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei Hsieh Nien Fan

The United States supports Taiwan’s closer economic integration with its neighbors in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia, as well as in the Pacific. Taiwan’s contribution to a network of cross-cutting linkages will strengthen the rules-based fabric of the region and ensure its free and open nature. | OT-1803 | March 21, 2018
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei Hsieh Nien Fan

AIT Director Kin Moy: Looking back on this last year, and looking back even farther on my three years as AIT Director, I am grateful for the successes and spirit of cooperation that exists between the United States and Taiwan. | OT-1802E | March 21, 2018
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the 2018 AIC Innovation Forum

AIT Director Kin Moy: In four years, the AIC has hosted 470 programs and served over 85,000 visitors with technology-focused programs, including programs about the maker movement, 3D printing, virtual and augmented reality, and entrepreneurship. | OT-1801E | March 9, 2018
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Statement of Susan Thornton Nominee to be Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Statement of Susan Thornton Nominee to be Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Senate Committee on Foreign Relations February 15, 2018 Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Menendez, members of the committee, it is my great honor to appear here today as the President’s nominee to serve as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia ...
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Remarks by AIT Acting Director Robert Forden at the Global Cooperation and Training Framework Workshop

Closing this “digital divide” is not just a question of social fairness, it is also smart economics. There is no denying that the global economy and society are moving increasingly on-line. | OT-1722E | November 8, 2017
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Opening Ceremony of GCTF Workshop: Building a Bright Future for Women Entrepreneurs in Tech

AIT Director Moy: The combination of digital platforms and women tech entrepreneur empowerment has the potential to lift millions of women out of poverty and change the culture of our tech businesses in positive ways all while bringing much needed goods and services to consumers around the world. | OT-1721 | November 14, 2017
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AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden’s remarks at Opening of the Taiwan Environmental Engineering Conference

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden at the Joint Opening Session of the Taiwan Environmental Protection Technology Exhibition and Environmental Engineering Conference (As Prepared for Delivery) | OT-1720E | November 8, 2017
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Official Launch Ceremony of e-Gate for the United States and Global Entry for Taiwan

AIT Director Kin Moy: With the introduction of Global Entry, we look forward to welcoming more Taiwan friends to the United States. The United States is honored to be the first country to benefit from full membership in the e-Gate Program. I am happy and proud to be here for this historic display of reciprocal ...
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Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at Brookings Institution

The United States endeavors to improve our economic partnership, support Taiwan’s confidence and freedom from coercion, deepen the bonds of friendship between our people, and ensure that Taiwan can continue to make positive contributions to the international community. | OT-1718 | October 12, 2017
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Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at TECRO’s Twin Oaks Double Ten Celebration

The United States endeavors to improve our economic partnership, support Taiwan’s confidence and freedom from coercion, deepen the bonds of friendship between our people, and ensure that Taiwan has the ability to make positive contributions to the international community. | OT-1717 | October 6, 2017
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden at the 2017 International Environmental Partnership Conference

The United States is proud to continue our cooperation with Taiwan through the International Environmental Partnership, or IEP, which was launched by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2014. | OT-1717E | Date: 09/25/2017
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the GCTF Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Workshop

AIT Director Kin Moy: Given this tremendous capability, it makes perfect sense for the United States and Taiwan to partner together, with each of you here today, to bolster our ability to respond to disasters whenever and wherever they occur. | OT-1712E | Date: 07/05/2017
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at AIT Independence Day Reception

AIT Director Kin Moy: If you'll allow me a couple of more sports metaphors - U.S.-Taiwan relations are like a team. We are stronger together. The United States and Taiwan have shared values, shared prosperity, and shared security. OT-1711E | Date: 06/29/2017
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Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at the Global Cooperation and Training Framework Mosquito-borne Viral Diseases Laboratory Diagnosis Workshop

We consider GCTF one of the signature programs in the U.S.-Taiwan relationship, built on our long history of strong cooperation. | OT-1707E | Date: 04/25/2017
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Digital Economy Forum – Smart Technology Symposium

AIT Director Kin Moy: Today we will be launching the Smart Technologies Working Group, a platform which brings together public and private sector leaders from both the United States and Taiwan charged with carrying forward our cooperation on smart technologies. | OT-1705E | Date: 04/25/2017
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei Hsieh Nien Fan

AIT Director Kin Moy: There is tremendous enthusiasm for expanding trade and investment ties in ways that would bring mutual benefit, reinforce our shared values, and demonstrate renewed commitment to advancing our shared goals for the Asia-Pacific region.  | OT-1702E | Date: 03/22/2017
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Fourth International Conference on Sustainable Materials Management

AIT Director Kin Moy: The United States is proud to continue our cooperation with Taiwan through the International Environmental Partnership, or IEP. This partnership has created a platform for the United States and Taiwan to jointly provide technical assistance and pursue cooperative efforts with countries across Asia and around the world. | OT-1621E | Date: ...
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Opening Ceremony of the American Innovation Pavilion

AIT Director Kin Moy: Organized jointly by AIT and the Taiwan Design Center, the American Innovation Pavilion showcases innovative technologies and their applications through interactive experiences, activities and exhibitions. | OT-1620E | Date: 10/12/2016
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden at the GCTF E-Commerce Workshop International Cooperation and Development Fund

OT-1619E | Date: 10/05/2016 The GCTF is a vehicle for the United States and Taiwan to jointly address emerging global and regional challenges by providing training to colleagues and experts from around the Asia-Pacific region.
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the 2016 Conference of Southeast Asian Studies in Taiwan

AIT Director Kin Moy: As President Obama said, a united, integrated and effective regional multilateral architecture is a force of stability, prosperity and peace. I believe this conference will contribute to even closer regional cooperation. | OT-1618E | Date: 09/22/2016
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden at the “We Are Who We Are: From Participation in Cultural Life, See Our Precious Disability Culture

OT-1616E | Date: 09/02/2016 The United States is proud to partner with Taiwan in advancing human rights causes, and we applaud the work all of you are doing to build awareness and protect the rights of persons with disabilities.
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Remarks by Susan Coppedge Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons And Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State 2016

OT-1614E | Date: 07/27/2016 I would like to commend Taiwan for consistently meriting a Tier 1 status in our annual TIP Report since 2010. This is, indeed, a reflection of Taiwans unyielding efforts to continuously strengthen its own capacity and to build a broad coalition of partners locally and abroad to combat human trafficking.
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Remarks by AIT Acting Director Robert W. Forden at 2016 International Conference: Best Practices for Stemming Digital Piracy

OT-1611E | Date: 07/26/2016 Intellectual property rights protection touches on many facets of strong economic growth, whether it is patents, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, or fostering an overall environment for innovation and creativity.
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Remarks by Ambassador Matthew J. Matthews Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Senior Official for APEC at the “Conference on Energy Efficiency in Asia

OT-1608E | Date: 06/16/2016 Today’s forum provides an opportunity for countries throughout the region to come together to jointly work on challenges. As Acting Director Forden noted, the United States is a global leader in energy, and we take a particular interest in energy policy as it relates to the Asia Pacific region.
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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at 2016 Counter Wildlife Trafficking Law Enforcement and Species Identification Capacity Building Workshop

AIT Director Kin Moy: If we can end the buying of illegal wildlife products, then we will be able to preserve these wonderful creatures so that they can bring joy and beauty to our future generations. | OT-1606E | Date: 05/25/2016
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U.S.-Taiwan Relations in a Changing Regional Landscape, Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at Monte Jade Taiwan Annual Meeting

Taiwan's evolution into the world's only Chinese democracy, a laboratory and workshop for the information and communication technology products that power the 21st century economy, and an important source of financing and investment all have made it a critical enabler - a model, even -- of the kind of Asia-Pacific region the United States envisions." ...
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Remarks by AIT Acting Director Brent Christensen at 2015 International Partnership Conference on Carbon Reduction Strategies

Carbon reduction technologies are an important part of efforts to fight climate change. The United States has committed over six billion dollars over the past decade for carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration, and it is inspiring to see that Taiwan is also stepping up its efforts to address climate change with the passage of a ...
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Charles H. Rivkin, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Remarks at Computex Taipei, Taiwan Tuesday, June 2, 2015

OT-1511E | Date: 06/02/2015 The digital economy is no longer just one part of the traditional economy. It is the economy. It has transformed the way we conduct business, communicate and share information, allowing us to achieve previously unimaginable things.
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Three Years at the Helm of AIT: Reflections on the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship, Remarks by AIT Director Christopher J. Marut at Tsinghua University

OT-1506E | Date: 04/22/2015 Director Marut: Thirty-six years after the enactment of the Taiwan Relations Act, we enjoy a robust relationship that encompasses trade, security, environment, science, technology, health and energy cooperation, education and cultural exchanges, and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
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Remarks by AIT Director Marut at American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei “Hsieh Nien Fan”

Taiwan has a golden opportunity to institutionalize and implement clear and transparent regulations that foreign investors are seeking, and that would bring Taiwan practice into line with other developed economies. | OT-1505E | Date: 04/09/2015
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Remarks by AIT Director Christopher J. Marut at the Opening Ceremony of Taiwan’s Ebola Training Course for Regional Partners

OT-1504E | Date: 03/18/2015 The United States and Taiwan share a distinguished history of cooperation in health, science, and other related fields, and during this past year we have found opportunities in times of crisis to bring our cooperation to a new level.
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Remarks by AIT Director Christopher J. Marut at the opening of the 17th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Pacific Rim

OT-1502E | Date: 01/26/2015 As democracies, developed economies, and research and technology centers, Taiwan, Japan, and the United States have a special responsibility to demonstrate leadership and share expertise on issues that shape the lives and livelihoods of the regions people.
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Remarks by AIT Director Christopher Marut at the Opening of Historical Exhibit Celebrating 20 Years of U.S.-Taiwan Environmental Cooperation June 21,

OT-1308E | Date: 06/26/2013 The relationship formalized by our environmental cooperation agreement 20 years ago has become one of the centerpieces of the close relationship between the people of the United States and the people on Taiwan.
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Remarks by AIT Director Christopher J. Marut at Opening Ceremony for the Mobile American Corner and the “AIT in the Community” Exhibit

OT-1303E | Date: 04/30/2013 AIT Director Christopher J. Marut: I am so excited to be here today for the opening of the Mobile American Corner, the first digital mobile American Corner in the global American Corner family.
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Eric Madison at Customs Border Enforcement Workshop Combating Cross-Border Crime and Safeguarding Market Integrity

OT-1025E | 2010年10月4日 All of us recognize that criminal organizations exploit our customs rules and regulations, whether the crime is undervaluation to circumvent taxes or duties, importation of counterfeit pharmaceuticals, bulk cash smuggling, munitions smuggling, drug and tobacco smuggling, or the trade of endangered species.
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Remarks by AIT Director William A. Stanton at the 2010 International Workshop on Strategies for Combating Human Trafficking September 1, 2010

OT-1021E | I am pleased to be here today with Minister Kao and Director-General Hsieh to welcome all of you who have worked tirelessly to combat trafficking in persons, to bring to justice those who profit from forced labor and sexual exploitation, and to protect and help those who are either victims or potential victims ...
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Remarks by Joseph Donovan, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State at the CSIS/Brook

OT-1014E | “We insist that cross-Strait differences be resolved peacefully and according to the wishes of the people on both sides of the Strait. We welcome active efforts on both sides to engage in a dialogue that reduces tensions and increases contacts of all kinds across the Strait and hope such dialogue continues to expand.”…
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